Welcome to the Nomad a purpose built surf adventure vessel well equipped for delivering you in comfort to uncrowded Sumatran reef-breaks.
Nomad Surf Charters
An expert Aussie skipper and a fast speedboat mean maximum surf time! If you’re keen for a little mystery and adventure, then this classic traditional 60ft Indonesian sailing 'Phinisi' makes for the ultimate surf trip. The Nomad has a capacity for a small group of 8 surfers. Get a group together or travel as an individual.
Trips are flexible and can start in Padang, heading to the Mentawais, Telos or North Sumatra. Scheduled trips are 11 nights but more nights can be added on request.
With an abundance of world class waves in the region, this surf adventure will reward those who seek uncrowded perfection. Knowhere is too far for boat owners, Mick & Jake who will go to great lengths to find un
Nomad Charter has a cozy 8 person cabin that is fully air-conditioned for your comfort. It is also clean, spacious and a comfortable place to rest after a long day in the ocean and under the hot sun.
Dinning on Board
Meals on board Nomad Charters are frequent and plentiful. Not only is his food delicious, there's plenty of it which will serve you well after spending upwards of 5 hours a day in a Sumatran lineup. BBQ seafood, pasta, pizza and Indonesian cuisines fill your plate every day. Be prepared to eat well and eat healthy. You might even go home a few kilos heavier!
A World of Activities
In the very rare occasion the Nomad crew won't have you surfing and 'if' the swell magnet switches off, Nomad is equipped with the best fishing gear. Of course if you don't feel like fishing, you can always jump in for a snorkel and drift around the plentiful lagoons teaming with marine life.
Selecting the right surfboard for Indonesia
Indonesia has loads of different wave options that break predominantly on coral reef. The waves pack a solid punch so thankfully most boards will work. However you want to make sure you have a few magic sleds that will allow you to really enjoy the waves of your life! Check out ideal surfboard options on Pollywog below!
• Reef-friendly sunscreen the Maldives gets seriously HOT.
• Draw Cash (Dollars) as you can’t get any on the island and wont be able to tip the locals, which may leave you feeling quite sheepish.
Read our Blog to relive our Maldivian Dream
Tales from a Maldivian Dream - Day 1
There are few things in life that generate as much excitement in a surfer as embarking on a dream surf trip to an exotic location with your best friends. That excitement escalates ten-fold when the destination is the Maldives.
The wake-up call from reception came at 5 AM but instead of being asleep and resting my tired, broken body, I was wide awake, drinking coffee in the comfort of my bed. I was ready for the next leg of our surf adventure in the Maldives. We were off to surf Lohis, another firing left-hander! Bring it on!
I woke up at 4:30 AM. It was dark and I couldn't sleep anymore. I was depressed. The reality of going home was sinking in and this Maldivian dream I have been living so fully for the last few days was quickly closing out on me, much like the wave that barreled over me at Pasta Point 2 days ago.